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2012-11-01

The Clock

September 14-November 25, 2012 This exhibition at Toronto’s Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery features Christian Marclay’s The Clock, a critically acclaimed, 24-hour montage of film and television.

www.thepowerplant.org

BREATHTAKING: Constructed Landscapes

September 29-December 23, 2012 This exhibition at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto appraises the role of architecture in our experience of the natural world and its place within nature, and features the work of Baird Sampson Neuert Architects, Idea Tank Design Collective and PLANT Architect Inc.

www.harbourfrontcentre.com/visualarts/2012/architecture-exhibition-fall-2012/

The Lost Vanguard: Russian Modernist Architecture, 1922-32 

October 11, 2012-February 16, 2013 The Graham Foundation in Chicago presents this exhibition documenting the work of Modernist architects in the Soviet Union in the years following the 1917 revolution and the period of instability during the subsequent civil war.

http://grahamfoundation.org

Splice: At the Intersection of Art & Medicine

October 24-December 1, 2012 This exhibition at the Blackwood Gallery at the University of Toronto Mississauga investigates the relationship between art and science, presenting archival anatomical art from the 20th century challenged by contemporary works.

www.blackwoodgallery.ca

Alexander Eisenschmidt lecture 

November 15, 2012 Alexander Eisenschmidt of the UIC School of Architecture in Chicago delivers a midday talk at 1:00pm in Room 106 at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto.

www.daniels.utoronto.ca

Sustainable Drainage: The Intersection of Performance and Experience in the Landscape 

November 15, 2012 Laura Solano of MVVA in New York delivers a B.E.S.T. lecture at 6:00pm in Room 103 at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto.

www.daniels.utoronto.ca

The Virtues of Earth

November 15, 2012 David Easton of Rammed Earth Works in Napa, California delivers a lecture at 6:30pm in the HR MacMillan Space Centre Auditorium in Vancouver.

www.sala.ubc.ca

DX: Intersection

November 16, 2012 Experience the relaunch of the Design Exchange, Canada’s Design Museum with the Intersection party, running from 8:00pm until late. Interactive design installations, unexpected interventions, creative culture, live music, DJs and celebrity chefs await your presence.

www.dx.org

In Praise of Ambiguity

November 18, 2012 Leslie Van Duzer of the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture delivers a lecture at 2:00pm at the Museum of Vancouver.

www.sala.ubc.ca

In Praise of Mowing

November 19, 2012 Peter Osler of the College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology delivers a lecture at 6:30pm in the HR MacMillan Space Centre Auditorium in Vancouver.

www.sala.ubc.ca

2012 Wood Solutions Fair Toronto

November 20, 2012 Visit the Allstream Centre at Exhibition Place to learn about the latest developments in wood design and construction, as ongoing technical innovations have resulted in stronger, smarter, and more versatile wood products and systems that are being enthusiastically embraced by building and design communities around the globe. 

www.wood-works.org

Michael Green lecture

November 21, 2012 Michael Green of Michael Green Architecture Inc. (formerly of McFarlane | Green | Biggar Architects) in Vancouver delivers a lecture at 6:30pm at Ryerson University’s Department of Architectural Science in Toronto. 

www.arch.ryerson.ca/?page_id=12

Architect as Developer: Building the Infill House Alternative

November 22, 2012 Kyra Clarkson of MODERNest in Toronto delivers a lecture at 6:45pm in the Lawrence Cummings Lecture Hall at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture in Cambridge, Ontario.

www.architecture.uwaterloo.ca

One of a Kind Christmas Show & Sale

November 22-December 2, 2012 The ever popular One of a Kind Christmas Show & Sale returns to Toronto’s Direct Energy Centre for 10 days. Choose from the work of over 800 artisans--furniture, art, home decor, jewelry, fashion, toys and more.

www.oneofakindshow.com/toronto 

Children in the City

November 25, 2012 Susan Herrington of the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture delivers a lecture at 2:00pm at the Museum of Vancouver.

www.sala.ubc.ca

Construct Canada 2012

November 28-30, 2012 Taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, this is the country’s largest building design and construction show, offering over 1,050 exhibits, special features and networking opportunities.

www.constructcanada.com

Prairie Wood Solutions Fair 2012

December 13, 2012 Taking place at the Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre in Calgary, this is an annual free event for members of the design community, and features international speakers, award-winning structures, and manufacturers showcasing what’s new in wood design and construction. 

www.wood-works.org/alberta/

Manuel Aires Mateus lecture 

January 15, 2013 Manuel Aires Mateus of Aires Mateus in Lisbon, Portugal delivers a Bulthaup lecture at 6:30pm in Room 103 at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto.

www.daniels.utoronto.ca 

Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment 

January 15-March 23, 2013 This exhibition takes place at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto.

www.daniels.utoronto.ca 

Toronto Intensification: Policy, Politics and Design

January 17, 2013 Peter Clewes of Toronto-based architectsAlliance delivers a lecture at 6:45pm in the Lawrence Cummings Lecture Hall at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture in Cambridge, Ontario.

www.architecture.uwaterloo.ca/news+events/lectures/lectures.html

For more information about these, and additional listings of Canadian and international events, please visit www.canadianarchitect.com



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